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convention
Used in
The Fountainhead
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  • A national convention of advertisers.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She dashed off a report on a convention she hadn't attended.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • # In the spring, a publishers' convention took him away from New York for a week.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The room had the atmosphere of a convention, an opening night and a family picnic.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The national convention of advertisers doesn't exist as far as you're concerned.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He allowed no reality but that of a man introduced to her in a drawing room, flawlessly obedient to every convention of deference.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It was as if his huge body were resigned to the conventions of a prosaic civilization and to its drab garments, but the oval of his chest and stomach sallied forth, flying the colors of his inner soul.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • At two o'clock Wynand arrived, as guest of honor, at a luncheon given by a National Convention of Women's Clubs.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The Convention advocated careers for married women; the Wynand papers had fought against the employment of married women for many years.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: The Geneva Convention
as in: to convene
as in: conventional behavior
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